Re: [Rd] R 2.6.0 make check fails on SGI origin 350 and

From: Martin Maechler <>
Date: Thu, 8 Nov 2007 10:18:31 +0100

>>>>> "kM" == kamil Marcinkowski <>
>>>>> on Tue, 6 Nov 2007 17:02:56 -0700 writes:

    kM> Hello Prof Brian Ripley and list
    kM> There is no "d-p-q-r-tests.Rout" file, the following files do exists
    kM> and are being sent as attachments:

    kM> ./tests/d-p-q-r-tests.R ,

    kM> ./tests/ ,     kM> ./tests/ .

Thank you , Kamil.

It's only the one that is interesting to us (the other two are part of the R sources!).

However, for attachments to make it through the anti-virus anti-spam filters, you need to give them MIME-type 'text/*' typically 'text/plain'
whereas many e-mail programs nowadays just blindly put 'application/octet-stream' ... the same format that viruses are often using as well.

One way to help your e-mail software to use the proper mime type, may be to rename the file to something like


With regards,
Martin Maechler, ETH Zurich mailing list Received on Thu 08 Nov 2007 - 09:22:13 GMT

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